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Third Wave Cafe Port Melbourne

Average price $45
8/10
118 reviews

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Restaurant menu

Average price $45 Special request

The chef recommends...

Chicken Caesar salad
$27

The all time favourite with succulent pieces of freshly prepared chicken.

Reuben sandwich
$26

Slow smoked beef Brisket in a toasted Rye with layers of Pickles, Swiss Cheese, Coleslaw and house made zesty BBQ sauce. Very American Deli, very tasty. Served with Chips or Onion Rings.

Lamb quesadilla
$26

Grilled tortilla full of slow smoked, spicy Lamb, Asiago cheese, Spring onions and BBQ sauce.

Ratings & Reviews

Very good
8/10
based on 118 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :8.1/10
Service :8/10
Setting :7.7/10
  1. Ken D.
    Ken D.
    • 4 reviews
    9.5/10

    The food was fantastic! Ordered the beef ribs and it comes with a side already (I chose the smoky mac and cheese). The ribs was flavorful and perfect when paired with the horseradish sauce; and the mac and cheese was delicious!

  2. Andre B.
    Andre B.
    • one review
    10/10

    Some of the best BBQ in Melbourne. Specials are consistently good but the beef ribs are a must have. 10/10

  3. Tom W.
    Tom W.
    • 7 reviews
    7.5/10

    Had a couple of burgers, the beef brisket and Caesar salad. All serves very generous and tasty.

  4. Sophie L.
    Sophie L.
    • 6 reviews
    8.5/10

    Great offerings at a reasonable price. Definitely one for the meat lover - delicious! Certainly worth a visit for dinner. Will come back for breakfast and lunch!

  5. Christine B.
    Christine B.
    • 5 reviews
    9/10

    Huge serves and tasty meals. Go there hungry!

  6. Adam B.
    Adam B.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Delicious BBQ food

  7. Verity T.
    Verity T.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Love Third Wave, came here for birthday special and monthly specials, and we're not disappointed. We at far too much, and it was all delicious. Big kudos

  8. Darren  P.
    Darren P.
    • 14 reviews
    10/10

    The food was really amazing. Pork ribs was so juicy and tender. We had an amazing time at the restaurant and I feel like going back tomorrow

  9. Ferlyn T.
    Ferlyn T.
    • 11 reviews
    8.5/10

    Great food and service!

  10. Katherine C.
    Katherine C.
    • 39 reviews
    10/10

    I loved the friendly service and awesome food

  11. Greg g.
    Greg g.
    • 11 reviews
    10/10

    Best ribs/smokehouse/American style bbw place I’ve been to in Australia - for sure!

  12. Georgia C.
    Georgia C.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Third Wave Cafe is a must-do for satisfying every craving in your body. Treated my partner to a birthday dinner here and it did not disappoint. Highly recommend the pork ribs and if you're lucky enough to make the November 'Bacon Burger' special, GET IT !!

  13. A A.
    A A.
    • 247 reviews
    7.5/10

    Great meat options

  14. A A.
    A A.
    • 251 reviews
    10/10

    Fantastic BBQ meats, friendly and helpful staff. Great place to get together with friends and eat your heart out.

  15. A A.
    A A.
    • 293 reviews
    10/10

    The best BBQ in Melbourne a must for the BBQ enthusiast... order the beef ribs

  16. Sue L.
    Sue L.
    • 15 reviews
    9.25/10

    It’s one of my favourite best place for smoky meaty meals with bold flavours.

  17. A A.
    A A.
    • 271 reviews
    8/10

    Excellent BBQ, worth to visit.

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 285 reviews
    9.25/10

    Amazing food with fantastic burgers and loaded fries.

  19. Devi T.
    Devi T.
    • 20 reviews
    7.5/10

    Nice weekday dinner ??

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 291 reviews
    6.75/10

    The food was fine, but would not return or recommend, on account of the rude service from the bearded man with a French accent.

More information

How to get to the restaurant

189 Rouse Street, 3207, Port Melbourne, Australia

Directions to get there

Melbourne City, Port Melbourne, Port Phillip

About the restaurant

Wave hello

Third wave cafe is a charming little place in Port Melbourne with an ambient interior and beachy outdoor area. Third Wave doubles as a cafe by day and an American-style BBQ house by night. Meats are slow cooked and smoked with a range of different woods like hickory and apple, producing delicious and subtle flavours. The juicy pork ribs are done Southern style using dry spices and two different kinds of sauces. And their beef ribs are made from a one-of-a-kind recipe, with an unforgettable blend of nine spices and hot sauce. They even have a number of Russian dishes that include the crepe-like blintzes, filled with meat, cheese or vegetarian ingredients, and Russian dumplings known as pelmeni. This place is just full of surprises! Their specials menu will wow you with super-delicious American goodies like the maple syrup candied bacon and Texan fried brisket. Gluten free options are aplenty and vegetarians need not miss out.

Best dish: beef ribs

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